Menu plans for fall celebrations

These menu plans and recipes are delicious and filled with an abundance of Healthy Living ingredients. Best of all, being allergen free, they can be served safely at your fall gathering.

Backyard Tailgating Party

There won’t be many football games to attend this fall but don’t let that stop you from celebrating your favorite teams. Gather a few friends for a backyard tailgate party, wear your team jerseys and enjoy some wholesome food and a game of football trivia.


White Chicken Chili (recipe below) and Vegetarian Chili

Individual Bags of Blue Whole Grain Tortilla Chips

Assorted Beverages

Fresh Local Apples

Prepackaged Nuts and Trail Mix



No crowded celebrations this year but you can host a festive fete with your favorite friends. Visit Buehler’s bakery for pretzel buns to build your sandwiches and individually wrap them for guests. Don’t forget some vegetarian choices as well. Simply swap out the turkey for veggies like avocado, cucumber, tomato and lettuce with cheese or veggie cheese.


Smoked Turkey on Pretzel Buns with cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion & Dijon mustard

Green salad with fresh pear slices, candied walnuts & light balsamic vinaigrette
(serve in individual bowls)

Easy Apple Strudel (opt for a light apple pie filling)

Variety of cider, beer and nonalcoholic beverages

Pumpkin Chili – 2 Ways

Corn Muffins (Kodiak Cakes for a protein forward muffin, Cup4Cup for a GF mix)

Individual Cups of Veggies & Pumpkin Hummus

Apple Cider (pre-poured into cups)


White Chicken Chili

This super-fast recipe creates a thick and delicious chili. Serve with blue whole grain tortilla chips and fresh diced avocado if desired.

Makes approx. 8 servings


  • 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 48 oz. jar organic great northern beans
  • 16 oz. jar Full Circle organic salsa (any variety)
  • 2 cups shredded low fat Monterey Jack or Colby Jack cheese
  • 1-2 tablespoons ground cumin


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot. Add chicken and cumin, stir to combine and heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add beans and salsa and heat until bubbly.
  3. Turn off heat and stir in cheese until thoroughly melted.
  4. Can place chili in a slow cooker on warm to serve.

Nutrition information per serving: 405 calories; 13 g fat; 40 g carbohydrate; 33 g protein; 9 g fiber; 1197 mg sodium

Decorating Details: Buehler’s stocks a large variety of fall décor items that are perfect for any of your party themes. From colorful mums to pumpkins, gourds and cornstalks, shop our selection to add the perfect fall finishing touch to your celebration.